meetings

Annual General Meeting (SCNI factsheet)

  • Why does a group have an A.G.M?
  • What is the significance of such a meeting?

The A.G.M. is the key to your organisation's year - it is an opportunity to inform the Community of the work that your group has been involved in throughout the year while encouraging more community support and drawing in new committee members with fresh ideas.

Drafting agendas for meetings

A suggested agenda structure for management committee meetings.

Click here for a suggested format for taking minutes.

Chairing meetings

One of the most important roles of the Chairperson is steering a Management Committee through its business effectively and efficiently. A good Chair will be mindful of the following basic points!

Types of meetings

Management committee members may be required to attend different types of meetings.  Attached is a brief explanation.

Checklist: What committee members need before a meeting

A checklist of what information and documents management committee members need in order to contribute effectively to meetings.

Exercise: Making meetings better

Attached is an exercise which you can use with your management committee to explore how individual members can help to improve how meetings are run.  

Dealing with poor attendance

Poor attendance is a common problem for management committees. Most committees have problems, from time to time, with fairly regular non-attendance by one or more members.

Running effective meetings

Management Committee meetings are vital to the effective functioning of the committee and its ability to carry out its role.

Organising the committee's work

The management committee/board should organise its work to ensure that it makes the most effective use of the time, skills and knowledge of management committee/board member
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